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Popularity of last name REGION


Abdullahi : 1: Muslim (mainly Nigeria Somalia Kenya and Ethiopia also Ghana): from the personal name Abdullahi a regional variant of Abdullah. — Note: Since Somalis (also from e.g. Ethiopia) do not have hereditary surnames this name was registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.2: In some cases also Albanian (mainly Kosovo): from the Muslim personal name Abdullah (Albanian definite form Abdullahi).


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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